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Bomb attack leaves 25 wounded at Thai hospital of Bangkok

May 22, 2017 3:00 pm
Bomb attack leaves 25 wounded at Thai hospital of Bangkok

An unverified image of Phramongkutklao Hospital in the Thai capital A bomb attack targeting a hospital owned by the junta in the Thai capital, Bangkok, has left 25 casualties, with three of them receiving serious face and neck injuries. Kamthorn Aucharoen, the commander of police’s explosive ordnance team, told media […]

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Unlucky turtle that lived in wishing fountain has surgery after swallowing 915 lucky coins

March 7, 2017 10:53 pm
Unlucky turtle that lived in wishing fountain has surgery after swallowing 915 lucky coins

Tossing coins in a fountain for luck is a popular superstition, but a similar belief brought misery to a sea turtle in Thailand from whom doctors have removed 915 coins. Veterinarians in Bangkok operated on the 25-year-old female green sea turtle nicknamed “Bank”, whose indigestible diet was a result of […]

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Bangkok’s party on hold after Thailand king Bhumibol Adulyadej’s death

October 18, 2016 6:07 am
Bangkok’s party on hold after Thailand  king Bhumibol Adulyadej’s death

Lights out in Soi Cowboy. Photo / AP On an ordinary Saturday night, the Soi Cowboy red-light district in Bangkok is ablaze with neon lights as skimpily clad women in go-go boots chat up tourists and twirl seductively around poles. But the decadent flesh parade came to an abrupt halt […]

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Thai protesters in Bangkok call for ‘right to shelter’

October 3, 2016 1:23 pm
Thai protesters in Bangkok call for ‘right to shelter’

This photo shows protesters holding a banner during a rally outside the United Nations building in Bangkok, Thailand, October 3, 2016. (Photo by Reuters) Thai protesters have defied a ban on public gatherings and taken to the streets of the capital Bangkok, calling on the ruling junta to address land […]

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Thailand reports 21 new cases of Zika infection in Bangkok

September 11, 2016 5:30 pm
Thailand reports 21 new cases of Zika infection in Bangkok

A municipal worker fumigates a residential area against mosquitos deemed vectors of the Zika virus, in Bangkok, Thailand, February 5, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Thailand has reported 21 new cases of Zika infection in an up-market business neighborhood in central Bangkok, which is popular with expatriates. “Of the 21 cases […]

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Homemade bombs exploded near a popular shopping mall in Bangkok

February 1, 2015 7:39 pm
Homemade bombs exploded near a popular shopping mall in Bangkok

Two “homemade” bombs exploded near a popular shopping mall in downtown Bangkok last night, leaving one man with minor injuries, police said. The blasts took place at around 8 pm near the busy shopping centre well visited by tourists and local residents, with police initially reporting they were caused by […]

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